George HARRISON:

Message from the artist:

The 3 most important things are :

1 .To Know who I am

2 . What am I doing here ?

3 . Where am I going ?

George Harrison left his body on November 29th 2001.He had a cancer. He was not an ordinary bhakta ,but the famous George Harrison, who was a musician and the guitarist of the well - known group : “ the Beatles”.

He was very in favour of the Hare Krishna movement and he helped to develop the movement in England , the country where this movement is the most widespread and respected . He was a longtime friend of the Hare Krishna movement , often calling himself a “ plainclothes devotee”.

He met the bhaktas in 1967, and he was inspired to help the devotees of Krishna even before meeting Srila Prabhupada in 1969.He produced and recorded the Radha Krishna Temple album , featuring the London devotees . One of the songs from that album” Hare Krishna Mantra “, went to the top of the charts in several European countries .For many people , including many future devotees , this recording was their first contact with the name of Krishna. George Harrison made the Maha Mantra know all over the world , especially thanks to his song “My sweet Lord” which was at the top of the charts for quite a long time .

He is also recognized for donating a beautiful property called “Bhaktivedanta Manor” , outside London, to the Krishna consciousness movement for use as a temple and ashram ( monastery), in 1973.

He met Srila Prabhupada on numerous occasions and visited ISKCON temples around the world.

He helped publish “ Srila Prabhupada ‘s books .He wrote the introduction words for Prabhupada ‘s book “Krsna , the Supreme Personality of Godhead” and financed the first edition .

He is a man to be respected and admired, and definitely loved. Perhaps he was not a controversial name, but he seemed to carry a sense of peace, and the ability to share love with a glow that could not be denied. It was obvious he had compassion for others when he did his historical benefit concert for Bangladesh.

Although he earned a lot of money and he was very famous , he stayed very nice and humble .He wanted a spiritual life and a quiet family life.

He left his body at the age of 58 years old , surrounded with his brother Vaishnavas , chanting the Maha Mantra Hare Krishna .The day of his death , the Holy Names of the Lord , which are in his songs were played on all the radios. The ashes of his body were spread in The Ganges which is the Transcendental river touched by Sri Vishnu’s Lotus Feet in the immaculate sky .

The Hare Krishna Mantra by George Harrison and London Radha-Krishna Temple devotees was featured four times on England's most popular television program, Top of the Pops, after rising to the Top 10 throughout England, Europe, and parts of Asia.

 

 

George Harrison ‘s song :

My sweet Lord :

Lyrics:
My sweet lord Hm,

my lord Hm,

my lord

I really want to see you

Really want to be with you

Really want to see you lord But it takes so long,

my lord

My sweet lord Hm,

my lord Hm,

my lord

I really want to know you

Really want to go with you

Really want to show you lord That it won't take long, my lord (hallelujah)

My sweet lord (hallelujah) Hm,

my lord (hallelujah)

My sweet lord (hallelujah)

I really want to see you

Really want to see you

Really want to see you, lord

Really want to see you, lord But it takes so long, my lord (hallelujah)

My sweet lord (hallelujah) Hm,

my lord (hallelujah)

My, my, my lord (hallelujah)

I really want to know you (hallelujah)

Really want to go with you (hallelujah)

Really want to show you lord (aaah) That it won't take long, my lord (hallelujah)

Hmm (hallelujah)

My sweet lord (hallelujah)

My, my, lord (hallelujah)

Hm, my lord (hare krishna)

My, my, my lord (hare krishna)

Oh hm, my sweet lord (krishna, krishna)

Oh-uuh-uh (hare hare)

Now, I really want to see you (hare rama)

Really want to be with you (hare rama)

Really want to see you lord (aaah) But it takes so long, my lord (hallelujah)

Hm, my lord (hallelujah)

My, my, my lord (hare krishna)

My sweet lord (hare krishna)

My sweet lord (krishna krishna)

My lord (hare hare)

Hm, hm (Gurur Brahma)

Hm, hm (Gurur Vishnu)

Hm, hm (Gurur Devo)

Hm, hm (Maheshwara)

My sweet lord (Gurur Sakshaat)

My sweet lord (Parabrahma)

My, my, my lord (Tasmayi Shree)

My, my, my, my lord (Guruve Namah)

My sweet lord (Hare Rama)

[fade:] (hare krishna) My sweet lord (hare krishna) My sweet lord (krishna krishna) My lord (hare hare) [*]

Instruments & additional info.:
See CD-Info. The Gurur Brahma, Gurur Vishnu, Gurur Devo, Maheshwara, Gurur Sakshaat, Parabrahma, Tasmayi Shree, Guruve Namaha prayer is a traditional prayer that is often recited at the beginning of gatherings. It praises the trinity of the Lord-Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva (Maheswhara), and says that the Lord dwells within the Guru, who is also Lord.

[Thanks to Mahima for the information]

                                                    

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